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good morning, america. breaking right now, the chilling video. isis showing the beheading of a man it says is american hostage peter kassig despite pleas from his family to spare the aid worker's life. the message that executioner jihadi john has for the u.s. and reaction from government officials coming in this morning. condition, critical. a doctor who contracted ebola in west africa too sick to walk off the plane as he lands in nebraska for treatment. we're hearing from his family this morning, and we're getting an urgent update from his doctors. can he be saved? one-two punch. it's spinout central as another round of dangerous cold weather is ready to slam much of the country with snow all the way from colorado to new york. rob marciano tracking it all.
and no joke. ♪ daddy's great >> the beloved comic bill cosby under fire as rape allegations resurface. >> i will not sit in silence any longer. >> one woman going public saying she was sexually assaulted by the star years ago. what the comedian just did when he was asked about it on the radio. and good morning. we want to get straight to the breaking news this morning. the apparent beheading of a young american by isis. his name is peter kassig. >> he is a 26-year-old former army ranger from indiana, attended butler university. he was captured in syria while doing charity work. this latest isis execution video was released just hours before we came on the air, and if it is authenticated, kassig will be the third american to be murdered by isis. >> kassig's parents made several
emotional pleas for mercy on behalf of their son but apparently to no avail. as we said, this is a developing story and abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross is here with the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. u.s. officials at this hour say the intelligence community is working this morning to awe awe trent indicate the video but the gruesome images posted by isis leave little doubt about what happened. kassig, who served in the u.s. army in iraq, went to syria as an aid worker profiled in this medical clinic by cnn. >> we each get one life and that's it. you get one shot at this. >> reporter: during captivity kassig converted to islam and changed his name from peter to abdul-rahman. from their indiana home his parent, paula and ed kassig, launched a campaign lead pleading for the son to be set free. >> we implore those who are holding you to show mercy and use their power to let you go. >> reporter: islamic groups around the world joined in, and even al qaeda called for the release of kassig but there was no mercy and this morning's video posted on a known isis
site featured the purported executioner claiming to be in the syrian city of dabiq with what appears to be kassig's several severed head at his feet he says "we are burying the first american crusader in dabiq, eagering awaiting for the remainder of your armies to arrive." if confirmed, kassig would be the third american to be murdered by isis since august. in a letter smuggled out by a fellow prisoner kassig wrote this to his parents, "if i do die, i figure that at least you and i can seek refuge and comfort in knowing that i went out as a result of trying to alleviate suffering and helping those in need." kassig's parents only learned of the video in the last few hours and told us this morning they are awaiting government confirmation before they say anything. the white house says if confirmed, "we are appalled by the brutal murder of an innocent american." >> i mean it's horrible especially for the parents and he's such an inspirational young guy. let me ask you, though, about the videotape. this tape appears to be different in some key ways than
the ones we've seen before. >> that's right. in this case, kassig unlike the other hostages does not speak, apparently refusing to go along with the scripted denunciations that the other hostages were forced to make. also, they do not present a second or a third or a fourth target they intend to kill. we do know there's one more american who is being held, a young woman who is also being held by isis. >> someone else for us to worry about. brian, thank you. for more let's bring in abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz who will be hosting "this week" out of washington later this morning. martha, i think a lot of americans when they hear this news they'll be asking, you know, we've been bombing isis for months now. why can't we stop these murders? >> well, i think one reason is because these hostages were taken before, before the u.s. started these air strikes. and you really can't do this with just air strikes. the intelligence in both iraq and syria is very weak because we do not have people on the ground, and you can gather only so much intelligence from the air.
you can only do so much with air strikes, so it's very, very key that we don't have intelligence. that's why you see this british hostage-taker in these videos without anybody able to find him. >> they've been very good at hiding their prisoners, unfortunately. let me ask you also what is the state of play in our offensive against isis? there was more talk this week from the military brass about possibly using american ground troops. is that a real possibility? >> well, i think what they're talking about, and this is the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, he said it to us before, as well, is getting forward air controllers, getting people on the ground, u.s. air controllers to help bring in those air strikes to target them more specifically, to make sure they're not hitting innocent civilians and to really get eyes on the ground, but really, dan, there are boots on the ground. there are people already training. there are people in western iraq. we had u.s. forces there looking at an air base to see if we could go in and out of there. so this is expanding in many
ways. you will not see any sort of invasion. the president says that will not happen. but i think you're going to see a creeping number of ground forces or at least some sort of air controller in the coming months. >> and tapes like the one we're seeing this morning only galvanize this discussion. martha raddatz, thank you very much. always great to have your expertise. and a reminder, martha is going to be much more on this developing story coming up later this morning on "this week" and that is right here on abc. paula. now to the latest ebola patient arriving in america for treatment from west africa. he is a surgeon with u.s. residency and believed to be sicker than anyone else who has been successfully treated here in the u.s. he's now at a special hospital in nebraska for people with that virus and abc's linzie janis is here with the story. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, paula. dr. martin salia's condition is described this morning as extremely critical. he is expected to be joined by his family in nebraska where
he has become the tenth person to be treated for ebola in the united states. emergency crews in full hazmat suits transferred dr. martin salia from a special medical equipped aircraft to this bubble enclosed stretcher called an isopod first lifting the surgeon onto a flatbed truck. once he arrives at omaha's nebraska medical center, the 44-year-old taken into the hospital still tightly sealed. no bold display of walking into the hospital as dr. kent brantly did when he began treatment for ebola after returning from africa. overnight, the hospital downgrading dr. salia's condition to extremely critical. even before receiving him, the facility, one in four in the country with specialized biocontainment units, described him as possibly sicker than the first patients successfully treated in the united states. the reality, the risk of
infection to those treating him skyrockets. overnight a spokesperson saying medical staff are rested and ready. speaking to abc news friday, dr. salia's son maada was hopeful. >> he's a very strong guy emotionally and physically he is strong and i have no doubt that he will come out victorious. >> reporter: dr. salia lives with his family in maryland but spends much of his time in his native sierra leone where he is chief medical officer at a united methodist hospital in freetown. his son says he knows exactly what he'll say to his dad when he sees him. >> dad, you are my hero, and you'll always be my hero. >> reporter: dr. salia's wife, a u.s. citizen, requested her husband's medical evacuation. agreeing to reimburse the u.s. government for the cost, believed to be around $215,000. overnight we spoke with a representative for the united methodist church and she told us they were in the process of
setting up a fund so they could collect donations to help cover dr. salia's medical costs. paula. >> thank you very much. abc's chief health and medical editor dr. richard besser is here with us this morning. first and foremost in regards to dr. salia's condition we saw from that video, he did not walk off the plane as we've seen from some of the other patients treated here. he is in extremely critical he is and what does that say to you? >> although eight of nine people who have been treated here have survived, ebola is a deadly disease. extremely critical means his vital signs are not stable. so, whether it's his breathing or his blood pressure, he's in a very, very difficult situation. >> we should stress he was not treating ebola patients there in sierra leone and the first time that he was tested for ebola, it came back negative so what does that say about the disease? >> yeah, i mean, in reality, those people who are not working in treatment units who are working in general hospitals are at greater risk because they're not wearing all that gear and they don't know whether a patient coming in in labor or someone with pneumonia actually has ebola. and the fact that his test was
negative early on, you'll see that because the level of virus in the blood can be very low and the early tests can be negative. >> everyone wants to know about containment. you've been to west africa twice, the epicenter of this crisis. so, how close are we to containment? >> there have been some reports that in liberia this situation is getting better, but the big concern is that there will be complacency and people will let off on what needs to be done to get this under control, sierra leone, it's raging out of control and liberia, they can't let up, they have to see the progress continue. >> they have to stay vigilant, dr. besser. thank you so much. dan. >> dr. besser, thank you. thank you, paula. we move on to another big story, a fresh round of plunging temperatures for much of america. check out the map. we're looking at a new arctic blast in the coming days and new dose of snow for a big swath of the country. let's get it over to meteorologist rob marciano. rob, great to have you back in the studio with us. >> good to be back, dan, but the cold air is still going to be out there and we're going to see more scenes like this out of minneapolis, twin cities area, traffic being snarled with the
snow that's been flying around. not a tremendous amount accumulating but because it's so cold it's not really melting off the runway so you got skid-outs and folks just sliding right off the highways and look for more as we go on through time. the next batch of cold is coming and with that a disturbance that will describe widespread snow across much of the plains and in through the northeast. not a whole lot of accumulation but some areas will get 5, 6 inch of the snow in some spots. mostly from new mexico into parts of kansas, 3 or 4 inches and rain/snow line will be the ohio river getting up into theh allegheny. north of that all snow and cincinnati will start with snow. some could see 5 or 6 inches. we kick in the lake-effect snow machines going on for the next five days, as well, and here comes that next shot of arctic air. look behind this front. 12 degrees, that's the current windchill in denver and then we get this next round that will drive all the way to the gulf of mexico by wednesday morning, 15 degrees in new york city so the northeast getting a piece of this, as well. more details in about five minutes. back over to you, paula.
>> yeah, a chilly day for all of those sunday football games. yes, thank you, rob. reaction now to newly released video and audiotapes of the day a young black man was killed by a white police officer touching off sometimes weeks of violent unrest in ferguson, missouri. >> that town is very tense this morning waiting for a grand jury to decide any day now whether the cop will be charged in this case. and abc's tom llamas is here with the very latest. good morning. >> dan, paula, good morning to you. any day now the grand jury investigating the michael brown shooting will make their decision on whether to indict officer darren wilson. police claim wilson was attacked, forced to fire and this morning we have new evidence that you're about to see that is a key part of the investigation. this morning, the family of michael brown responding to this newly released evidence saying it seems to conflict with what police say transpired the day the unarmed teenager was shot to death by police officer darren wilson. >> did they exaggerate his injuries to somehow try to justify killing this unarmed teenager in broad daylight?
>> reporter: wilson claiming self-defense that he was attacked by brown. ferguson's police chief telling abc's steve osunsami there were visible injuries. >> his face was swollen, so he'd obviously been hit or punched or something like that. >> reporter: but brown's family say wilson appears to be unharmed here on these videos obtained by a "st. louis post-dispatch" showing wilson leaving the ferguson police department two hours after the shooting. >> the lack of injuries on the officer's face demonstrates that they exaggerated his injuries. >> report 21. >> 10-8 with a report. >> reporter: department officials declined to comment on the items released after an open records request which includes audio of wilson's radio traffic just before the shooting. the brown family's attorney says the recordings show no connection between officers searching for a robbery suspect. >> it's going to be a black male in a white t-shirt. he's running toward quiktrip. >> reporter: and wilson first reported coming across brown and a friend.
>> 21, put me on canfield with two. >> the initial inaction between the police officer and michael brown jr. had nothing to do with the incident at the convenience store. >> reporter: moments after that initial confrontation, something happened. wilson firing his weapon killing brown. >> get us several more units over here. there's going to be a problem. >> and we do want to mention those videos don't appear to any any injuries on officer wilson but also do not show his face clearly enough or close up. ferguson and cities around the u.s. are bracing for more protests pending the outcome of that grand jury investigation. all eyes on ferguson. >> so many open questions in the case and so much concern about what's going to happen next. tom, thank you. we are tracking some other stories including a developing story from texas, explosions overnight. for that we bring in ron claiborne. >> yeah, good morning to you, paul, dan. >> good morning, everyone. we begin in texas where federal investigators are on the scene of that deadly chemical leak in suburban houston, which is devastated one family.
abc's michelle franzen has the late details. >> reporter: this morning we're learning of four workers killed after a fatal chemical leak inside the dupont plant near houston. two of those workers who died were brothers. another victim, a supervisor who worked at the plant nearly 40 years. >> our thoughts and prayers really are with our families of the employees and with our employees. >> reporter: a leak at the plant had workers scrambling to fix a valve as it released methylmercaptin, a chemical used to make insecticides and took officials several hours to finally stop the leak. >> we will continue to cooperate with all the local authorities to make sure we investigate this fully and we will find the cause of at this point. we don't know why this happened. >> reporter: the u.s. chemical safety board team is also investigating. the board has investigated dupont facilities before, four times in just four years and two of those incidents fatal. it is the latest in a series of dangerous and deadly incidents at texas plant facilities. this past week an explosion at
an asphalt plant near houston injured two people, and last april one of the worst disasters in texas history, a massive blast at the adair grain owned texas fertilizer plant in west texas that killed 15 and devastated the community. for "good morning america," michelle franzen, abc news, new york. and turning now to president obama who is on his way back to washington this morning with the g-20 summit over. his focus now turns to immigration. before leaving australia, the president showed no signs of backing down from his vow to enact reform on immigration by executive order unless he said congress acts first. that action will reportedly shield 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation. and in addition to the serious talks at the g-20 the president and other leaders got in some cuddle time with this koala -- actually a couple of koalas. even the usually stoic russian president vladimir putin seemed -- we emphasize seem -- >> he's cracking. he's cracking.
>> he seemed to be having fun. >> that looks superimposed to me. are we sure that's authentic? >> all right. moving on, take a look at this crash landing in connecticut. it happened saturday afternoon in the city of clinton. the single-engine plane slammed into some trees narrowly missing a home. remarkably, the pilot, who was the only one on board that aircraft managed to get out of the wreck. she suffered only minor injuries. investigators say the plane may have been running low on fuel. and a florida community is on edge this morning after a third sinkhole in the same neighborhood. the latest sinkhole in the town of holiday opened up saturday. this is just a few blocks away from where two other sinkholes occurred earlier in the week. a car that was swallowed by the original sinkhole had to be lifted and towed away. the latest sinkhole is about six feet deep. and a big pushback from fast food megagiant mcdonald's refusing to use genetically modified potatoes. the usda approved a idaho based company's new gmo potato, however the firm's oldest and
possibly biggest business partner, that's mcdonald's, they're refusing to buy them. the altered potato is engineered to resist bruising and less of a chemical to be a human carcinogen. and finally, the holiday season, while nearly upon us, watch this video, despite his rather conspicuous attire, this guy, this is in australia, is not getting into the true spirit of christmas. dressed up as santa he allegedly is robbing a post office in melbourne. >> oh, no. >> what is he taking, stamps. >> he's taking cash and stamps. they say the workers first thought he was there to hand out candy, no luck, they were wrongs. he held them up for cash and stamps which he stuffed into a santa sack. kind of sack-rilegious. >> oh. >> got away. sack-rilegious and got away in a jeep, no reindeer in sight. bad santa. >> yeah, the reindeer abandoned him because he was a bad santa. rob, last weekend, was in disneyland and then yesterday he was in tuscaloosa for game day. we missed you, dude. great to have you back. >> i missed you terribly, as
well but those two places were a lot of fun, dude. all right, guys, in the snow and the cold, of course, and we have that video and it's much more comfortable in the studio standing next to you, ron. >> in my personal space. >> in your permanent space. i can't help it. you have that magnetism that no one can resist. cedar rapids just down the street from sioux falls where they had 6.5 inches of snow. that was a record yesterday and we've got more coming. we have winter weather advisories and storm warnings that stretch nearly 2,000 miles from new mexico almost all the way up to new england if you include some lake-effect snow advisories, that would be a continuous stretch but not a whole lot of winter storm warnings but those might be increasing throughout the day because this wave will probably intensify and drop some snow from parts of oklahoma in through kansas and then tomorrow morning it'll be right on the heels of paducah. we'll get rain changing into snow across the ohio river valley in through the three rivers area of pittsburgh and then mostly rain i think across the i-95 corridor but you go upstate in through the finger lakes region and the adirondacks we'll see some
snow developing there but more know across the graieat lakes. the lake-effect snow machine will creep >> cloudy skies across arlington, temperature 77 degrees. those temperatures are a sight better than yesterday. it is not as cold out there but you can see the windchill value is still new the freezing point. mostly cloudy skies with a little bit of snow out there in portions of west virginia. 47 yesterday and today a few degrees above t >> it's the laws of physics. that magnetism, it's just gravity pulling me right into your personal space. >> good to have you back. >> it's the bromance. there we go. >> interfering with my show.
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coming up here on "gma," the explosive allegations against actor and comedian bill cosby. >> what will it mean for his public image? all of the latest on his canceled appearances. make sure you keep it right here on "good morning america" this sunday morning. stake around. tke around. >> good morning, the time is
of keating drive. police are saying that both victims are male and have not released any descriptions. now a look at our forecast. out there but not as bitingly cold as you yesterday. to 52 withd day, 48 mostly cloudy skies and then for tomorrow rain is likely and some cold air coming our way tuesday and wednesday.
♪ it's not unusual to be mad with anyone ♪ look at those moves. what an amazing performance from alfonso ribeiro on "dancing with the stars" doing that signature carlton dance that earned him a spot in the semifinals but the big question this morning, is he fit enough to perform tomorrow night after suffering a back injury. he is so fun. >> surprised me, if i was doing that move, i would throw out my shoulders. my vertebrae would be like a bad game of jenga. >> i've seen you dance, dan, don't do it. >> yes. there's a lot of reasons why i won't be doing that. anyway, we wish him the best and we'll have an update on that coming up. but we'll start with a man who's been called america's dad, comedian bill cosby is used to the spotlight but not like this. >> no, rape allegations are coming back to haunt him including one woman making very public claims in a very public way.
abc's aditi roy from our l.a. bureau with more. good morning, aditi. >> reporter: good morning, paula and dan. just overnight the former actress accusing cosby of sexual assault spoke to abc news saying she hid in silence for years out of fear and shame, this while cosby remains silent on the issue. ♪ daddy's great >> reporter: legendary comedian bill cosby staying silent when asked about resurfaced allegations of rape on npr's "weekend edition". >> you're shaking your head no. i'm in the news business. i have to ask the question. do you have any response to those charges? shaking your head no. >> reporter: abc news reached out to cosby's representatives for comment and did not hear back. amid the controversy, a canceled appearance on cbs' "late show with david letterman" and associate press reporting cosby's spokesman confirmed the cancellation but declined a reason. also canceled, an appearance on "the queen latifah
show" telling us it was postponed at his request. >> if he goes on these high-profile shows it will stimulate a discussion he doesn't want to have. ♪ night and day >> reporter: many who know cosby as a lovable tv dad on "the cosby show" now shocked after former actress barbara bowman accused the 77-year-old of raping and drugging her in 1985 in a "washington post" op-ed. >> i will not sit in silence any longer. >> reporter: bowman speaking out to abc news overnight about the accusations made in her column and a "newsweek" interview saying fear and shame kept her from pursuing any criminal charges against cosby. >> i needed to go hide in my corner again. nobody could do anything and my statute of limitations were running out. >> reporter: and now this stand-up act by hannibal buress hosted by "philadelphia" magazine going viral. >> i don't curse on stage. but, yeah, you're a rapist, so -- >> reporter: the comedian referring to an alleged incident in a 2004 lawsuit against cosby
by a different woman. bowman says she was scheduled to testify, but the actor settled outside of court with no admission of wrongdoing. cosby denied accusations by other alleged victims but has not yet commented on the claims made by bowman. his iconic voice -- >> and fire shot from her eye sockets. >> reporter: -- now standing silent as others accuse him in the court of public opinion. and while cosby remains silent about the latest controversy, he has in the past denied sexual assault allegations. cosby has never been prosecuted. paula, dan. >> aditi, thank you. such a tough story. a beloved figure now facing really hard charges. we'll continue to cover this story. a lot of other news overnight and for another check back to ron. >> hi again, dan, paula, sara, rob. good morning, everyone. in the news we begin with the chilling new video from isis showing the aftermath of what it claims is the beheading of peter kassig. the video posted on a known isis website shows what appears to be kassig's head at the feet of his
executioner, also known as jihadi john. and the surgeon flown from west africa to nebraska for treatment for ebola is said to be in extremely critical condition. dr. martin salia arrived in a protective bubble enclosed stretcher. that was on saturday. and strong words from the pope denouncing euthanasia calling it a sin against god and creation. he said advocating a person's right to die is a false sense of compassion. and finally, well, life can't really get much better than this for this orphaned deer. neighbors in pleasant ridge, michigan, are coming together to raise the fawn and they've named it baby. the deer has its own bowl and apparently knows when it's feeding time and seems to like playing with its neighbors. >> oh. >> baby. >> are we sure it's an orphan or the parents are like in the woods going, sucker! >> we'll look into that. okay. >> tough in the woods. >> rob marciano conspiracy theorist. , conspiracy theorist. >> it is cold and it's hunting season. >> worse than me.
>> exactly, so you just -- it's a matter of survival. let's go to new york city, not a whole lot of deer in manhattan, at least. there's a live shot looking across the river. good-looking day today, 38 degrees right now. going to be cloudy. of had we'll get some moisture later on tonight but i think we'll be dry for the most part and temperatures will get into the 40s but our next arctic blast will be sliding in from canada. here it comes and the next four days promises to be chilly, yeah, bismarck, you might hit 12 on tuesday but in new york you go from the 40s today to 25 on tuesday, so that's your next blast of arctic air. this time everybody getting a piece of it. a little disturbance that brings some snow across the plains today. that will bring some severe weather, we think, across southern louisiana. slight risk of seeing severe weather there and strong winds, large hail and a brief tornado possible. offshore winds blowing, the santa anas, the next two days, fire danger is >> good morning, unlike
yesterday it does not feel like the dead of winter, mostly cloudy today but not quite as cold. 48 to 52, rain coming >> this weather report brought to you by trivago. anticipate that's the latest on the weather and any sort of deer happenings. >> thank you for dual coverage this morning. rob marciano. this is what we call a segue, aside from rob marciano, there aren't many people who qualify as living legends, but sophia loren is definitely one of them. >> and now look at her at 80 years young. the actress is looking back on her life in front of and behind the camera in her new memoir. and here's abc's chris connelly. >> reporter: timeless screen goddess sophia loren is sharing her story. in her new book, "yesterday, today and tomorrow" chronicling her earliest days in italy. >> i went through a lot with my family, of course, a lot of miseries. >> reporter: acting was her refuge, her depth of feeling would win her a best actress
oscar, the first ever from a foreign film for "two women." a party to celebrate her 1957 arrival in america led to this infamous photo as she eyed the dangerously revealing neckline of blond bombshell, jane mansfield, a moment parodied by "modern family." >> have you seen my photo? >> you don't like to sign that photograph, though, do you? >> no, i don't like the image of her being ridiculous and me looking silly. >> reporter: is there anyone whose work you especially like to watch? >> as actors? >> yes. >> daniel day-lewis. meryl streep i like very, very, very much. >> reporter: still radiant at 80, also still working. >> if you have the luck to look well even at 80 years old then you can be happy. >> not all of us will be blessed to look like this when we are 80. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> she is amazing. >> she really is.
>> she looks amazing. good for her. coming up here on "gma," will he perform? the burning questition, "dancin with the stars" front-runner alfonso ribeiro injured during rehearsals. what he's telling his fans this morning. and taylor swift's brand-new take on the sport of lip-syncing all up ahead in "pop news." 'cause we're young and we're reckless ♪
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♪ it's not unusual look at that. alfonso ribeiro's signature move, the carlton, helped catapult him into the semifinals on "dancing with the stars." >> watching him just -- it makes me happy, but the front-runner may be forced to bow out of that competition tomorrow after injuring himself in rehearsals and abc's rachel smith has the update on his condition. ♪ >> reporter: alfonso ribeiro's proven he's got the moves on season 19 of "dancing with the stars." but now just before hitting the floor for the semifinals -- >> this is an emergency. call the doctor asap. >> reporter: the early mirrorball favorite is now on the floor with a debilitating back injury. >> it took my breath away. i started to feel incredible pain in my lower back and every
moment just started to hurt more and pore. >> reporter: the actor has already bounced back while pulling a muscle doing the carlton that made his tv character from "the fresh prince of bel-air" but in this "gma" exclusive peek in the rehearsal room. >> i just don't know whether my body will let me continue. >> reporter: the 43-year-old star is clearly in pain. >> this is the worst possible time this late in the game. >> reporter: now the actor who's paso doble with witney carson and a special guest scored all 10s will need a perfect score on his medical evaluation to be cleared to compete on monday night. ribeiro tweeting, "i'm working really hard to be able to dance monday. keep the prayers coming." reassuring his fans he may be down but not out. for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, los angeles. >> the carlton is better now than it was then, don't you think? >> gotten better with age. >> i hope he can pull it out. coming up on "good morning america" taylor swift's sing-along.
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♪ okay, time for "pop news." here's sara haines. >> "pop news" with dan harris. want to take the first one. >> no. >> okay. every time taylor swift is in the news, i find myself more and more of a fan and here she goes again. check her out as she lip-syncs in a car. one word, it's fantabulous. ♪ 'cause we're young and we're reckless we'll take this way too far ♪ >> wait, she's lip-syncing. >> how did you guess? ♪ it'll leave you breathless >> doesn't it sound like her?
>> it does. >> how amazing is that. belting out a song with the actual singer jamming out right next to you. the guy driving who is on the opposite side because they're in london is a british radio host greg james from bbc 1. you may recognize the song as taylor's new single "blank space" and the only thing different from her lip-syncs than mine, she actually knows the words. >> my ipod. >> you know all the words. >> i'm just going to interrupt your "pop" cast today because this is your last "pop news" as a single lady. you didn't think we would let you get away with it. >> are we getting married? >> we are not getting married. >> for those of you who don't know, our beautiful, adorable, lovely, delightful human ball of sunshine, sara haines, is getting married next weekend in the bahamas. your co-anchors can't join you so we've re-created it right here and we brought -- >> oh, my gosh. >> she is marrying this gentleman right here, let me get
out of the way. >> i shouldn't have said i was going to marry dan. >> her chihuahua carrying lawyer. >> congratulations. we're so excited for you. we're so bummed we can't be there but we're doing like a precreation right here, not a recreation. this is the beach where you'll be getting married. >> you have -- that's the actual -- >> that's the barb. >> oh, my gosh. you're the best. >> i hope we're not intruding. >> no, we knew that you were really sad because your puppies wouldn't be able to be there so we wanted them to be there for another ceremony. >> this is the best day ever. max. >> the best day ever will be next weekend. >> that's right. you know, when we come back we're going to have a surprise but before we go to break, you have something you wanted to ask. >> i want you to kiss the bride but before we do, do you take sara to be your lawfully wedding wife? >> i will next saturday. >> what about you? >> i do. >> kiss the bride. >> that is adorable. we'll be right back with one more surprise. keep it here. >> these are my babies. >> here. >> check it out. >> aren't they adorable? >> aren't they adorable? [ female announcer ] you get sick, you can't breathe through your nose...
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mock prewedding for sara haines and max shifrin, her very smart, very lucky fiance. they're getting married next week and in the bahamas. we have one last thing we want to bring in. >> is it a cake? >> the cake. we have a cake. >> oh, yay. >> i think we have like a multilayer cake which is -- >> oh, my god. >> which speaks to the multilayers of your love. and our love for you. >> so beautiful. >> oh, my. >> we just want to say thank you to our staff for pulling this off last minute. you guys did a great job. >> it's my first wedding of two. >> would you cut the cake? >> oh, my gosh. >> here. i feel like i should sprinkle some -- >> where do you cut, like down here. >> sure, sara. >> baby, you want to help or are we good? they don't do cake. we have a very strict diet. >> are you having a sugar-free cake or no. >> no, we're -- we're fatties from now on. >> by the way, sara, we have some single ladies and ron who are ready to catch the bouquet so -- >> ron, get there. get in there. >> get in there, ron. single ladies and ron. >> i see what you're doing. >> yay. >> whoo! >> that is great.
we're so happy for you guys. >> thank you. >> really, really happy. we're going to miss you next weekend and the weekend after but come back, we're excited to hear all about it. congratulations in advance. >> one more kiss. >> one more kiss as we go off the air. thank you for watching, everybody. >> good morning, the time is 8:56. taking a look at some of the stories topping the news today. is dead and another has been hospitalized after an overnight shooting. it happened on the 13,000 block of keating drive.
bothe are only saying that victims are male and have not released any descriptions. countyle, in georgia there was a stabbing just after midnight at a party on the 8500 block of landover road. two people were stabbed, one died of injuries and the other was said to have non-life-threatening injuries. no arrests have been made. wintry asot as yesterday, we had some light snowfall this morning. shotd here, this is a live at national harbor and you can see mostly cloudy skies. temperatures this morning are a site better than yesterday. yesterday we had temperatures in the 20's and low 30's and now we are in the mid 30's and low 40's. it is a cold day and unusually cold, 48 to 52. not as bad as yesterday.
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